Page 42: of Marine News Magazine (March 2017)
Pushboats, Tugs & Assist Vessels
WSF’S M/V KALEETAN ON BOARD
A total of 5,300 gallons of Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings ensures that one of Washington’s most valuable assets will provide service for years to come.
ith a longstanding history of ferry operation were applied on the M/V Kaleetan vessel.
in the Puget Sound, Washington State Ferries The 90-day project included coating of the entire inside
W(WSF) was in need of a coatings company with of the 382-foot vessel, along with both pilot houses and all just as strong of a reputation when preserving the 3,634- vehicle and pedestrian decks. To complete the restorations, ton M/V Kaleetan auto/passenger ferry in the summer of the Kaleetan was divided into 10 zones, in which blast- 2015. Built in 1967 in San Diego, California, the M/V ing and painting took place simultaneously. The standard
Kaleetan – which means “arrow” in Chinook –